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Swift & Seyfried In Les Mis, Timberlake Is Elton?

By Garth Franklin Wednesday January 4th 2012 04:12AM

Offers are reportedly out to Taylor Swift and Amanda Seyfried to play Eponine and Cosette respectively in Tom Hooper's musical to film adaption "Les Miserables" reports Twitchfilm.

Swift looks to have beaten out the likes of Lea Michele, Scarlett Johansson and Evan Rachel Wood for the part. Seyfried's role is that of the daughter of Anne Hathaway's character Fantine, odd considering there is only an age difference of three years between Seyfried and Hathaway (Seyfried will no doubt will be the grown up version of Cosette in the later parts of the story).

Meanwhile, NY Daily News reports that according to Elton John himself, Justin Timberlake is at the top of his wish list to play Elton in a biopic currently in the works.

John says the Lee Hall-scripted film will be more akin to "Moulin Rouge" than a straight up biopic - “It's going to be a surreal look at my life, and not just a factual look at my life, and it only goes up to when I go into rehab in 1990. It starts with me going into rehab and ends when I come out.”

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